2 Chronicles 7:12
Good News Translation
the LORD appeared to him at night. He said to him, "I have heard your prayer, and I accept this Temple as the place where sacrifices are to be offered to me.

Contemporary English Version
Some time later, the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream and said: I heard your prayer, and I have chosen this temple as the place where sacrifices will be offered to me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord appeared to him by night, and said: I have heard thy prayer, and I have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.

New American Bible
The LORD appeared to Solomon during the night and said to him: I have heard your prayer, and I have chosen this place for my house of sacrifice.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the Lord appeared to him by night, and said: I have heard thy prayer, and I have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.

the Lord

2 Chronicles 1:7 And behold that night God appeared to him, saying: Ask what thou wilt that I should give thee.

Genesis 17:1 And after he began to be ninety and nine years old, the Lord appeared to him: and said unto him: I am the Almighty God: walk before me, and be perfect.

1 Kings 9:2 That the Lord appeared to him the second time, as he had appeared to him in Gabaon.

I have heard

2 Kings 20:5 Go back, and tell Ezechias, the captain of my people: Thus saith the Lord, the God of David, thy father: I have heard thy prayer, and I have seen thy tears: and behold I have healed thee: on the third day thou shalt go up to the temple of the Lord.

Psalm 10:17 The Lord hath heard the desire of the poor: thy ear hath heard the preparation of their heart.

Psalm 66:19 Therefore hath God heard me, and hath attended to the voice of my supplication.

Luke 1:13 But the angel said to him: Fear not, Zachary, for thy prayer is heard: and thy wife Elizabeth shall bear thee a son. And thou shalt call his name John.

Acts 10:31 Cornelius, thy prayer is heard and thy alms are had in remembrance in the sight of God.

1 John 5:14,15 And this is the confidence which we have towards him: That, whatsoever we shall ask according to his will, he heareth us. . . .

have chosen

2 Chronicles 7:16 For I have chosen, and have sanctified this place, that my name may be there for ever, and my eyes and my heart may remain there perpetually.

Deuteronomy 12:5,11 But you shall come to the place, which the Lord your God shall choose out of all your tribes, to put his name there, and to dwell in it: . . .

Psalm 78:68,69 But he chose the tribe of Juda, mount Sion which he loved. . . .

Psalm 132:13,14 For the Lord hath chosen Sion: he hath chosen it for his dwelling. . . .

an house of sacrifice

2 Kings 2:6 And Elias said to him: Stay here, because the Lord hath sent me as far as the Jordan. And he said: as the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. And they two went on together.

Deuteronomy 12:6 And you shall offer in that place your holocausts and victims, the tithes and firstfruits of your hands and your vows and gifts, the firstborn of your herds and your sheep.

Context
The LORD's Response to Solomon
11And Solomon finished the house of the Lord, and the king's house, and all that he had designed in his heart to do, in the house of the Lord, and in his own house, and he prospered. 12And the Lord appeared to him by night, and said: I have heard thy prayer, and I have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.13If I shut up heaven, and there fall no rain, or if I give orders, and command the locust to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people:…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 12:5
But you shall come to the place, which the Lord your God shall choose out of all your tribes, to put his name there, and to dwell in it:

Deuteronomy 12:11
In the place, which the Lord your God shall choose, that his name may be therein. Thither shall you bring all the things that I command you, holocausts, and victims, and tithes, and the firstfruits of your hands: and whatsoever is the choicest in the gifts which you shall vow to the Lord.

2 Kings 21:7
He set also an idol of the grove, which he had made, in the temple of the Lord: concerning which the Lord said to David, and to Solomon his son: In this temple, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, I will put my name for ever.

2 Chronicles 7:16
For I have chosen, and have sanctified this place, that my name may be there for ever, and my eyes and my heart may remain there perpetually.

Malachi 3:4
And the sacrifice of Juda and of Jerusalem shall please the Lord, as in the days of old, and in the ancient years.

Additional Translations
the LORD appeared to him at night and said to him: “I have heard your prayer and have chosen this place for Myself as a house of sacrifice.And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him, I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice.

And Jehovah appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.

And the Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him, I have heard thy prayer, and I have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.

Then Jehovah appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him: I have heard thy prayer, and I have chosen for myself this place for a house of sacrifice.

And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice.

And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.

Yahweh appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him, "I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.

And Jehovah appeareth unto Solomon by night, and saith to him, 'I have heard thy prayer, and have fixed on this place to Me for a house of sacrifice.
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